Zandra Rhodes Fashion Show at the Westgate

Zandra Rhodes Fashion Show

Time for some incredible local Fashion news. Deena was styling hair this week for the truly fabulous and famous Dame Zandra Rhodes, who was hosting the 18th annual “Zandra Rhodes Fashion Show” at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego. Check out the wonderful video segment from Ashley Jacobs and our friends at CBS News 8. Zandra shows off one of her designs on the gorgeous Bejing model Gigi Xiang, and explains her motivation and inspiration for her designs. Deena, working together with her mom Vickie Lavanty did all the fantastic hair styles for the event.

CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8

We Have Good News!

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Fun. Funky. Colors.

Studio Savvy is so excited to announce that we are now carrying Pulp Riot hair color products. This color line features all of those fun, funky fashion colors that are all the rage right now. Pulp Riot allows us as artist to be creative painters and use your hair as the canvas!

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Do You Want to Know the Fashion Scoop?

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The holidays are coming up faster than we know it, and we at Studio Savvy want to make sure you are feeling and looking your best this holiday season. PLEASE make sure to book ahead because:

  • Our books are filling up fast for the upcoming holiday months
  • We want to make sure that you look fabulous for all of your special holiday events
  • Booking ahead allows us to help you get the best time(s) possible, that fit your schedule, for any service appointments you may need!

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Savvy Goes London and Paris

Framesi Congress 2016As most of you know, the color product we cherish and use inside the Studio Savvy Salon is Framesi. What you probably don’t know is, this October, Framesi is celebrating their 75th birthday at Disneyland Paris, AND, Deena will be attending! Framesi is one of the top color products on the market, and the only color line Deena has used in her salon for over 35 years.

Not only does Deena have the privilege of attending Framesi’s 75th birthday celebration in Paris, she will also be attending Fashion Week, as well as visiting the Sassoon Academy in London! Her mission for this trip: to gather more beauty knowledge and bring it back to you fashionistas here, which coincides with our commitment to Fashion is our Passion!

Savvy Tip: Humidity making you all frazzled? It could be dryness, humidity, or damage. Keep hair hydrated and strong with a weekly conditioning treatment. Smoothing a dab of Argan oil, or Framesi’s Stop Frizz serum (both available for purchase here at Studio Savvy), throughout midshaft and ends to work wonders!

For your information, Please make note: Deena will be in Europe and out of the salon from October 1st-October 12th. She will also be out of the salon from August 19th-22nd for a wedding in New York.
Brooke will be leaving for the East Coast in September and will be out of the salon September 9th-13th. 

FullSizeRenderThe Studio Savvy Glam Squad will be featured LIVE on CBS Channel 8 News with Ashley Jacobs TOMORROW MORNING, July 7th, at 5:40am and 6:40am.  We will be discussing everything you need to know to get ready for Opening Day, so set your cable boxes to Channel 8 to tune in!

Deena and Joe Cuviello will also be directing a fun little fashion hat contest with FINE Magazine at the Del Mar Plaza, tomorrow at 6pm, so come on out and sign up and join the fun!

The countdown to Opening Day is ON!  If you don’t already have your hat, don’t worry, we at Studio Savvy have got you covered.  Wednesday, July 13th, we will be hosting a trunk show here at Studio Savvy from noon to 7pm.  Come have a sip of bubbly, and find your hat for this year’s Opening Day!

In honor of Opening Day, we will also be running a SPECIAL from Tuesday, July 12th to Saturday, July 16th.  We are offering a complimentary Powerdose with any service!  A Powerdose treatment is one of the best things you can do for your hair this summer, so book now, as availability is limited!IMG_3484

TIP: The biggest question everyone asks themselves, do you get the dress or the hat first? Answer: It all depends on personal preference, but the trick is, bring either your hat or your dress, whichever you pick out first, with you when trying to pair the latter.

We are so excited to see all of you fabulous fashionistas out there at Opening Day on July 15th!  Until then, stay tuned on our blog, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see all the fashion fun we are getting into to prepare for the big day!

image1Studio Savvy would like to invite you all to come out to Party for Ponies this Saturday, June 25th, at Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar and we’ve got all the details:

What: Party For Ponies, a pre-Opening Day benefit presented by Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery and Pebbles By The BeachFullSizeRender (4)

Where: 1431 Camino Del Mar

When: June 25th, 2016 from 5:30-9 pm

Attire: Turf Club—Opening Day hats and bow ties

TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND CAN BE PURCHASED AT Party For Ponies

This will be a night full of fashion, philanthropy, music, drinks, and MORE!  Part of the proceeds will be donated to “Saving America’s Mustangs,” a non-profit founded for the protection and preservation of wild horses.

image2This event will also feature a fashion show hosted by Pebbles By The Beach, and hair and makeup by your very own Glam Squad!

Don’t miss out on the fashion fun!! Please come out and join us, along with Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery and Pebbles By The Beach! We look forward to seeing each and every one of you!

The Savvy Soup

go_red4The Studio Savvy Glam Squad has some good and bad news for you. We also have a request! First, the good news—the Go Red Luncheon and fashion show was a total success! We are so honored to have had the privilege to work with such a huge icon, Zandra Rhodes! We would also like to thank Susie Talman with Susie Talman Photography for all the amazing photos!

We would also like to inform you that Studio Savvy now has two Framesi certified educators in the house! Deena and Desiree passed their certifications this past weekend! We at Studio Savvy believe knowledge is power!go_red3

On a more solemn note, we have recently learned that Karin’s cancer has relapsed and at this time she is out indefinitely. We sincerely appreciate any and all thoughts and prayers being sent her way. We would also like to assure all of her clients that we are here to take care of their hair care needs while she is out.

Finally, we have a little favor to ask of you. The Glam Squad would love it if you would take the time to visit FINE magazine’s website and nominate Studio Savvy Salon Services as one of your favorite San Diego Wedding Merchants. If you have any questions as to how to fill out the nomination, please do not hesitate to email us or ask one of the girls at the front desk.

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As always fashionistas, stay tuned for our next post, and if you just can’t wait, you can keep up with our fashion adventures on our blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Go_RedGo Red For Women and the American Heart Association are inviting all women to unite to fight heart disease and stroke, which cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year. You can join the cause by attending the 2016 San Diego Go Red For Women Luncheon on Friday, March 4th. The luncheon will be held at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar and will include a Health Expo from 10am-12pm followed by a luncheon from 12pm-2pm.

Most excitingly, the Go Red event will feature a fashion show from none other than, Dame Zandra Rhodes! Behind the scenes, our very own Deena Von Yokes and her mom, Vickie Lavanty, will be collaborating once again as a fierce mother-daughter team to create fabulous hair fashion for Zandra’s fashion show. Zandra’s Go Red designs will also be for sale! We know you don’t want to miss this special opportunity to not only give back, but also to experience the extraordinary artwork of Zandra Rhodes and our favorite mother-daughter hair fashion team. Tickets are being sold for $150 and tables are available for sale on the Go Red For Women Luncheon website. Here at Studio Savvy, we strongly believe in giving back to the community, in the best way we know how, sharing our passion for fashion and beauty, and we invite you to come see the exciting fashion looks on the catwalk!

Know who’s in the 10 Best Dressed Awards for 2015?

10 Best Dressed Awards for 2015

Deena Von Yokes talented stylist's work at the Leonard Simpson 10 Best Dressed Awards 2014. And now an Honoree for the 2015 10 Best Dressed Awards.For the 8th year in a row Leonard Simpson’s Fashion Forward® is holding the annual 10 Best Dressed Awards Gala. The awards honor San Diego Philanthropists who dress everyday with the Gloves of Compassion and a Coat of Courage®. This is a special year, not only is this year’s proud benefactor “The Moyer Foundation“, it is also a tribute to 10 Best Dressed Co-Founder, Sally B. Thornton who sadly passed away this past June. We will be at the awards to honor Sally for all she has done. We will be watching the awards continue the tradition of raising funds and helping them put on another fantastical-theatrical fashion show.

Over the past few years Deena Von Yokes has been a contributor to the awards by contributing her styling talents to the production of the show, and having her team handle all the hair, make-up and costume styling for what is always an absolutely stunning show!

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Adventures In London

Shooting in London at Zondra Rhodes Pent House

Check out all the fabulous fun stylists Deena Von Yokes, Kassidy Vaughan and photographer MegN. Photoraphy had while they took on London at the international hair show. They had an amazing time roaming the streets of Europe on this fashion quest. Deena and Kassidy are so excited to be back in the salon inspired and knowledgeable. Take a peak at more of there adventure on Instagram @studiosavvysalon
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Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards 2014

Kelly Emberg of The Model Gardener, Meg Pasetta of Valentine Studios, and Master Stylist Deena Von Yokes of Studio Savvy Salon are on location to help bring in the donations for the Leonard Simpson 10 Best Dressed Awards, that is taking place on November 13th, 2014 that is benefitting "Dress for Success - San Diego"

THREE FASHION SUPERPOWER’S, ONE FASHION PHENOMENON!

A fashion Diva, Stylist and Photographer, use fashion prowess to benefit Women in Need.

September 22nd, 2014, San Diego, CA –  Fashion is a force that can change lives. Most people view fashion as an artistic expression. It’s more than that for three female fashion professionals, Kelly Emberg, Meg Pasetta and Deena Von Yokes. For these ladies, fashion is a way of life and a way to empower others, especially the disadvantaged.

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Radiate your inner Diva!

Book your own Fashion Diva Shoot with Studio Savvy Salon & Jody Lynn Photography

Join us the Art of Fashion 2014 benefit to Country Friends. The event is happening September 18th, 2014, starting at 10am at the Inn at Ranch Santa Fe. Check the web site for details: http://www.thecountryfriends.org/art-fashion-2014/

While you are there, talk to Deena of Studio Savvy Salon or Jody of Jody Lynn Photography about scheduling your own Diva photo shoot. The Diva Package Photo Shoot lasts 2 hours, 3 looks, hair, make-up, wardrobe stylist. Show your inner Diva! Call to make an appointment: 858-945-7596

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Studio Savvy Works with Legendary Fashion Designer Zandra Rhodes

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Zandra Rhodes Sketchbook Collection 2013

This documentary is an inside look at the artistry of legendary Textile Specialist and Fashion Designer Zandra Rhodes. Studio Savvy was so happy to be apart of creating hair styles that walked down the runway in Zandra Rhodes’ Vintage creations for the American Heart Association Go Red charity lunch-in back in January of 2013.